The Sixth Annual Music City Food + Wine Festival announced their return to Nashville on September 14-16, 2018. This year, Carla Hall, Andrew Zimmern, and Anne Burrell, to name a few, join the festivities from the amazing lineup with an addition of acclaimed chefs Billy Durney, Matt Hyland, & Graydon Atchle, with also James Beard Foundation Award semi-finalists Ford Fry and Matt McClure to the Harvest Night line-up. The festival will have a dynamic line-up of intimate panel discussions, tasting sessions, and book signing schedules to fit every wine palate and plate attendee.

The new edition of chefs to this year’s festival, including the Harvest Night line-up, will get any festivalgoer, whether a beginner or connoisseur, up to speed with knowledge on essential dishes, vital drinks, Italy’s wine regions and grape variations, and much more. People will be leaving this festival wanting to share their knowledge with their family and friends at their next dinner party.

Music City Food + Wine Festival tickets are still available for both Friday night, September 14th, and Saturday, September 15th, with individual tickets being sold. There is a limited number of Gospel Brunch Tickets still available for purchase for Sunday, September 16th. All in attendance must be 21 years or older. Each Friday night and Saturday tickets cost $165 per person and includes the single day access to the festival programs for that day. The Gospel Brunch tickets cost $85 per person for Sunday.

  • Friday night’s ticket will give festivalgoers access from 6pm-10pm with a Friday Night Throwdown featuring Anne Burrell & Predator’s Roman Josi & P.K. Subban vs. Tim Love & Titan’s Taylor Lewan and Marcus Mariota. An Official Drink of Nashville competition will be held on top of an evening with 80+ cocktails, beer, wine, and culinary tasting + Martin’s BBQ & Friends Live Fire access. Ticket price inclusive of all food and beverages.
  • Saturday will be held from 11am-4pm with a full schedule of cooking demos & panel discussions with local and national top chefs, experts, & sommeliers. The day will be filled with 80+ beer, wine, cocktail, and culinary tastings + Martins’ BBQ & Friends Live fire access. The ticket price inclusive of all food and beverages.
  • Gospel Brunch will be from 12pm-2pm with a lineup from restaurants’ and chefs’ favorite Southern classics, including the most creative brunch cuisine with cocktails, wine, coffee, and a live gospel performance to lift your souls.

Music City Food + Wine Festival was started by GRAMMY-award winning artists, Kings of Leon, who are reside in Nashville, world-renowned chef Jonathan Waxman, Vector Management’s Ken Levitvan and Andy Mendelsohn, and Austin-based C3 Presents- producer of Lollapalooz in Chicago’s Grant Park, and Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin’s Zilker Park.

FOOD & WINE is the ultimate to-know on what’s new in food, drinks, travel, design, & entertainment. It has an extensive social media following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Snapchat. They also include a monthly magazine in print and digital, a website; a books division; plus, newsletters, clubs, events, dinnerware, and cookware.

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